About Courtney

courtney quist | divorce attorney grand rapids
Founding Partner
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Phone: 616-454-9008
Fax: 616-805-4051
Email: courtneyquist@quistlawfirm.com

Courtney Quist was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and attended The Bolles School, graduating in 1985. Following that, Courtney majored in English at the University of Florida, graduating in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. After a move to Rochester Hills, Michigan, Courtney attended Wayne State University Law School, graduating in 1995 with a Juris Doctorate. Courtney passed the State Bar Exam in 1996, and practiced in the Detroit area. She is married to the Honorable George Jay Quist, Circuit Court Judge.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Post Judgment Procedures

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1996


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan | J.D.
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida | B.A. – 1990 | Major: English

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the 2016 Presidents Award from the Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • Elected as Trustee to the Grand Rapids Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Collaborative Divorce Professionals
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • Access to Justice, of the Justice Foundation of West Michigan, Board Member
  • Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs

Past Employment Positions

  • Kluczynski, Girtz, Zamler & McCubbrey, Associate
  • Law Offices of Alex Berman, Associate